The Ministry of Tourism has introduced measures to strengthen the employment rights and access to social services of women working in the informal entertainment industry, in line with the recommendations of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Employment in South Korea remains a popular choice for Cambodian workers, most of whom work there for between four and five years.
At the age of 14 and with no more than a sixth grade education, Lek Karry’s parents arranged for her to marry a 15-year-old boy from her village whose parents came up with the match.
As an educator with eight years of experience in working with children with many different needs and ability levels, including special education students, Heng Sophaneth recently began working with an autistic child while employed at one of the largest international schools in Cambodia.
Paediatricians Bill and Lori Housworth had been working for seven years at Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap and were preparing to return to the US in 2015.
Although he has just recovered from his injuries due to a traffic accident, Heng Bunleng, 10, still feels afraid when he sees a car passing by and especially when he sees a traffic accident occur in front of him, which causes him to recoil in horror.
In response to heightened concerns about employment prospects by young people and a tight job market with stiff competition for placements, the National Employment Agency (NEA) – run by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training – will hold a monthly job forum
2022 was a whirlwind year for Cambodian news, shaped by a much-welcomed return to some semblance of normalcy post-Covid-19, economic fallout from the Ukraine crisis, the Commune Council Election, constitutional amendments, and the Kingdom’s rotating chairmanship
Fast food, salty processed foods and sugary soft drinks are enormously popular in Cambodia today, a far cry from the locally produced vegetables and fish which sustained revious generations.
Following the departure of two core members of the Grassroots Democratic Party (GDP) – chairman of the GDP board and co-founder of the party Yang Sang Koma and party spokesman Lek Sothear – who have both joined the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) to assist the government with the agriculture sector